Prepare to pleasure your palate with Portugal’s finest food on this 3-hour tapas and wine tour of Lisbon. Alongside a gastronome guide, you’ll stop at six carefully selected eateries to sample local specialties such as cured meat, sardines, ‘pastel de nata’ (Portuguese custard tart), and wine from Porto. Explore the colorful Mouraria district, a medieval neighborhood famed for its cosmopolitan culture, and receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 food lovers.
At 10:30am, greet your guide and small group in front of the grand arch on Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio). From here, you’ll stroll to the cosmopolitan Mouraria district while listening to an overview of Lisbon’s culinary culture from your guide.
Over the course of three hours, you’ll stop at six bars and restaurants — all favored by locals — to taste the best of Portugal’s cuisine. Sample three different cheeses and pata negra (cured meat) at an artisan shop; feast on sardines and pastel de nata, accompanied by red and white wine from Porto in a traditional bar; and sample handmade petiscos (Portuguese tapas).
You’ll also try Ginjinha, a traditional Portuguese liqueur made using sour cherries, before you bid your guide farewell in the Mouraria district.